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Torres del Paine - Estancias Ride

What to Bring for Torres del Paine - Estancias Ride

Don’t leave home without
- Passport (Check expiry date)
- Money (debit/credit cards - note that some banks require advance notice of travel)
- Local Currency (US Dollars can easily be exchanged in Chile, sterling/euros much harder)
- Airline tickets or booking codes
- Emergency phone numbers for your travel insurance, local operator and booking agent

- A few lightweight, easily washable items (layering is always best)
- Midweight fleece or wool sweater
- Midweight fleece or wool pants
- Long-sleeved shirts or tees for layering
- T-shirts
- Underwear and personal items (for women we recommend a good sports bra for riding)
- Wool cap or other warm hat (choose one that can be used under your riding helmet)
- Scarf or neck warmer
- Comfortable footwear for general walking
- Wool sweater or fleece
- Sun hat or visor that can be worn with your riding hat
- Water bottle (one litre bottle or a Camel-bak)
- Camera, spare batteries and a spare memory card
- Waterproof camera bag
- Flashlight/torch with spare batteries (Maglite or similar)
- Sunglasses (preferably with a neck string)
- Sunscreen and lip salve
- Insect repellent
- Small towel
- Personal toiletries
- Any personal medication
- Riding trousers (Half or full chaps can be provided if required)
- Pair of insulating and quick-drying riding gloves
- Riding helmet: We strongly recommend riders bring their own BHS/ISO approved hard hat. Hard hats save lives and can prevent serious head injury. Riders who do not wear a helmet do so at their own risk and will be asked to sign a waiver.
- Socks (including knee-high pairs for riding)
- Riding boots (well broken in) or ankle-high multi-purpose boots which work well when worn with half chaps and can comfortably be worn for walking too
- Waterproof and windproof jacket (Gortex or other suitable fabric) with a hood and no leaks. Some clients wear long Australian stock coats. No plastic ponchos please!
- Waterproof trousers (make sure they have an under-foot stirrup to stop them riding up the leg)
- Riders should also bring spare plastic bags/ziplock bags for storing non-waterproof items such as cameras, binoculars etc in the saddle bags. These are made of tough hessian and will not repel heavy rain.

Useful items
- Spanish phrasebook or dictionary
- Travel alarm clock
- Swiss army knife
- Wet Ones or similar travel wipes
- Tissues
- Tracksuit trousers or comfortable walking trousers for optional hikes and for relaxing
- Reading material
- Electrical adapter (Chile uses a 2-pin, 220 volt outlet)
- Spare contact lenses or glasses if necessary
- Small binoculars
- Swimsuit (for the hardy and also Estancia Tercera Barranca have a hot tub!)
- Ear plugs for light sleepers 
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Torres del Paine - Estancias Ride
Tour Code: IT-CHRT20
10 days / 9 nights ~$6,000.00
Dates : Oct to March

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2021 10/02 - 10/11 10d / 9n 10 day Trip, AP lodging in e... 2 /10 Reserve
A 2021 10/11 - 10/20 10d / 9n 10 day Trip, AP lodging in e... 2 /10 Reserve
A 2021 11/02 - 11/11 10d / 9n 10 day Trip, AP lodging in e... 2 /10 Reserve
A 2021 11/11 - 11/20 10d / 9n 10 day Trip, AP lodging in e... 2 /10 Reserve
A 2021 12/02 - 12/11 10d / 9n 10 day Trip, AP lodging in e... 2 /10 Reserve
A 2021 12/11 - 12/20 10d / 9n 10 day Trip, AP lodging in e... 2 /10 Reserve
Day to Day Itinerary
Rates | Dates
Tack: Chillean metal framed saddles onto whi...
Horses: Criollo-cross 14.0 and 15.2 hands.
Pace: This is a faster paced ride with some ...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport (PUQ)
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